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Wednesday 15 October 2003

2003-10-15

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. Scary Movie 3, directed by David Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while The Ultimate Weight Solution by Phillip C. McGraw was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Scary Movie 3

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Regina Hall

Country: United States

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21 Grams

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu

Starring: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts

Country: United States

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Directed by: Marcus Nispel

Starring: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Andrew Bryniarski

Country: United States

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Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah

Country: United States

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The Ring

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Carl Brisson, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Secret Life of...

Starring: Jim O'Connor

Country: United States

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The Mark Steel Lectures

Starring: Mark Steel, Martin Hyder

Country: United Kingdom

Potter Puppet Pals

Starring: Neil Cicierega

Country: United States

Peep Show

Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Sam Bain, Andrew O'Connor

Starring: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Country: United Kingdom

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QI

Starring: Stephen Fry, Alan Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ben Metcalfe: Canadian environmental activist (Born 1919).
Facts:
  • The 2003 Staten Island Ferry crash kills 11 after one of its ferries slams into a pier.
  • 2003 occupation of Iraq: U.S. concessions to proposals from Russia, the China and Pakistan ensure their support for a United Nations Security Council resolution to provide greater international legitimacy to the occupation force and the Iraq Interim Governing Council. The resolution draft, legitimizing US military and political control over Iraq's political future, was already supported by United Kingdom, Spain, Cameroon, Bulgaria, Angola, Mexico, Chile and Guinea. Russia agrees to act as a
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Four people die in a bomb attack on a convoy of US diplomatic vehicles in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian Authority head Yasser Arafat calls the bombing ampquotdirty and shamefulampquot in an exclusive interview on BBC News. Secretary of State Colin Powell urges Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei in a telephone call ampquot''to take action to put an end to violence and terrorism'',ampquot according to a Palestinian official.
  • The Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear ''Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow''
  • Literature: The Irish-based Australian novelist D.B.C. Pierre (real name Peter Finlay) wins the 2003 Booker prize with his first novel, Vernon God Little, a satire on a Texas high-school massacre.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2003?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The War Over the Leak -- Oct. 13, 2003
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9957
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.732

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Ultimate Weight Solution

By: Phillip C. McGraw

I WANT TO CHALLENGE YOU ABOUT YOUR WEIGHT in a way that you have never been challenged before. We both know that the endless string of fad diets has done nothing but leave you heavier than before.

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The South Beach Diet

By: Arthur Agatston

The bestselling phenomenon continues with the newest South Beach Diet cookbook.The amazing success of the first three South Beach Diet books has made publishing history with 14 million copies combined - and is still going strong.

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Bleachers

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHigh school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury ...

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The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Brown

PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AMF Bowling 2004

Platform: Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Xbox

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft (PC, Xbox) Aspyr (Mac)

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Donkey Konga

Platform: Nintendo GameCube

Genre: Music game

Publisher: Nintendo

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DreamMix TV World Fighters

DreamMix TV World Fighters

Platform: GameCube, PlayStation 2

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Konami Takara Hudson

Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

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